Must Haves for Longevity in Youth Ministry

TLH036: Must Haves for Longevity in Youth Ministry

When it comes to longevity in youth ministry there are many things that are important to consider.  If you fail to do so, you will never make it in youth ministry over the long haul. In today’s episode you’ll find out some crucial things you need to consider with it comes to your ministry.  These will make or break you. Links mentioned: Benchmarks in your Youth Ministry (blog post) Seasons in your Youth Ministry (podcast episode) Minivan by Foreknown @ChrisTrent YellowShoeTravel.com YM360 Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Consider This by Chris Trent #Struggles: Following Jesus in a Selfie-Centered World Lion of …

How to set goals in youth ministry

TLH035: How to Set Goals in Youth Ministry

Knowing how to set goals in Youth Ministry is extremely important.  Setting the right goals and setting them correctly is even more important. In today’s episode you’ll find how to set goals in your Youth Ministry.  These will help you stay encouraged and moving forward. Links mentioned: Benchmarks in your Youth Ministry (blog post) Seasons in your Youth Ministry (podcast episode) @jodyLivingston The Longer Haul on Facebook Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Audible.com – Grab a free 30 trial and free download of any of the 250,000+ books available on Audible Jesus, Continued…: Why the Spirit Inside You is Better than Jesus Beside …

How to Finish at Least One Book Every Week

TLH034: How to Read at Least One Book Every Week

If you want to be an effective leader you MUST be a consistent reader.  Reading is one of the best (and cheapest) way to learn and grow.  Many struggle with reading consistently or at all though.  It is a worthwhile discipline to be learned. In today’s episode you’ll find how to build better reading habits and finish at least one book at week (if not more). Links mentioned: @jodyLivingston The Longer Haul on Facebook Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Audible.com – Grab a free 30 trial and free download of any of the 250,000+ books available on Audible Remember Everything You Read: The …

Youth Ministry that Builds Disciples

TLH033: A Youth Ministry that Builds Disciples

What does it mean to really build disciples in your Youth Ministry?  What does it take? In today’s episode Duffy Robbins joins me to talk about how to build a youth ministry that builds disciples. This is a great episode and is packed with lots of practical advice and how to’s. Links mentioned: @duffyrobbins Eastern.edu Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Building a Ministry that Builds Disciples by Duffy Robbins The Ministry of Nurture by Duffy Robbins In this particular episode, you will learn: What real discipleship looks like in Youth Ministry The must haves every Youth Pastor and Youth Ministry needs for discipleship …

Helping Youth Share the Gospel at School

TLH032: Helping Youth Share the Gospel at School

Every Youth Pastor wants youth who share the gospel at school.  Wanting that in our students and creating that in our students is an entirely different thing altogether. In today’s episode David Martin from I Am Second joins me to talk about how to help youth share the gospel at school. This is a great episode and is packed with lots of practical advice, resources, how to’s. Links mentioned: @realdavidmartin I Am Second I Am Second – Students TLH025: Getting Your Youth To Share Their Faith Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry by Doug Fields The Ministry of …

Youth Pastor Leaves

TLH031: When Youth Pastors Leave Too Often

I don’t think most Youth Pastors take a position thinking they will leave soon.  The reality is though that for many this is the case.  Many times Youth Pastors leave too often.  The damage left behind as a result can be devastating. In today’s episode I interview on of my students and he shares what it is like to be on the receiving end when Youth Pastors leave too often. This is a great episode and is packed with really helpful insight and perspective. Links mentioned: How to make changes without getting fired How to kill the sacred cow Resources mentioned …